28 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Palatka (Fla.)"
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An abandoned fish house on the St. Johns River

An abandoned fish house on the St. Johns River

Date
1985-02-27
Description
Nine color slides. Images of fisher Jackie Bennett at his father Doc Bennett's old fish house. Images of hoop nets, tar pots, a table for fish cleaning, and an old building. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Belle Lano Langarri and her crocheted quilts

Belle Lano Langarri and her crocheted quilts

Date
1985-02
Description
Nine color slides. Images of quilter Belle Lano Langarri and her crocheted quilts. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Bird and animal sounds imitator Tommy Dobbs at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Bird and animal sounds imitator Tommy Dobbs at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1977-05
Description
One black and white print. Dobbs of Palatka making animal and bird sounds on the festival's main stage.
Collection
Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boats

Date
1985-01-16
Description
Six color slides. Mullis in his workshop with boats he was building. Mullis was a self-taught boatbuilder who learned the craft by imitating Myron Warr's boats. He uses both wood and fiberglass for his boats. His boat bulding business was called Hulls by Mullis. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

Date
1920
Description
Fifteen color slides. Copies of old photographs from Nick Cole's collection of his family dock in the 1920s. The copies were made in Feb. 1986. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns River

Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns River

Date
1985-02-07
Description
151 color slides. Images of commercial fishers Sheffield and the Schmidt family catching, hauling, and cleaning shad (and some flounder). They would fish the St. Johns River and then take their catches back to the fishhouse for processing. The Schmidts were from Illinois originally, and Sheiffield was a native of Floridia. For an interview with the Schmidts, see S 1714, Box 3, tapes 28-29; for Sheffield, see tape 27.. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Date
1985-02-26
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with quilter Happy Driggers as she describes her family's old photographs of shad fishing in the 1920s. This tape may be listened while viewing slides S85-2522 - S85-2541, found in S 1577, v. 28. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Date
1920
Description
One proof sheet, with 21 images (plus negatives). Images copied from the collection of family photographs of the Happy Driggers. The images are of shad fishers of the 1920s. For further description, see tape 57 in S 1714, box 4. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishing

Date
1920
Description
Slides. Images copied from the collection of family photographs of the Happy Driggers. The images are of shad fishers of the 1920s. For further description, see tape 57 in S 1714, box 4. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Happy Cole Driggers with her quilts

Happy Cole Driggers with her quilts

Date
1985-02-26
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. Images of quilter Happy Driggers and her quilts. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
An abandoned fish house on the St. Johns RiverAn abandoned fish house on the St. Johns RiverStill ImageFieldwork
Structures
Fishing nets
Fishing
Buildings
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishes
Occupational groups
Fishing tackle
Fishers
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Belle Lano Langarri and her crocheted quiltsBelle Lano Langarri and her crocheted quiltsStill ImageFieldwork
Material culture
Textile arts
Needlework
Quilting
Design
Crocheting
Needleworkers
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Bird and animal sounds imitator Tommy Dobbs at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalBird and animal sounds imitator Tommy Dobbs at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImagePerformers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Imitating nature
Birdsongs
Oral performance
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Boatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsBoatbuilder Squeaky Mullis with his boatsStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Boats
Workshops
Wood craft
Woodwork
Material culture
Carpentry
Maritime life
Boatbuilders
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Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920sColes family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920sStill ImageFieldwork
Photography
Docks
Water hyacinth
Boats and boating
Waterways
Rivers
Maritime life
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Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns RiverCommercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns RiverStill ImageFieldwork
Rivers
Boats and boating
Waterways
Occupational groups
Labor
Workplace
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Fishhooks
Fishes
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Saltwater fishing
African Americans
Maritime life
Docks
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape57Happy Cole Driggers describing old photographs of 1920s shad fishingSoundFieldwork
Photography
Fishing
Shad
Tourism
Fishers
Recreation
Family history
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishingHappy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishingStill ImageFieldwork
Photography
Fishing
Shad
Tourism
Recreation
Family history
Fishers
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Happy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishingHappy Cole Driggers old family photographs of 1920s shad fishingStill ImageFieldwork
Photography
Fishing
Shad
Tourism
Fishers
Recreation
Family history
Storytellers
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Happy Cole Driggers with her quiltsHappy Cole Driggers with her quiltsStill ImageFieldwork
Material culture
Quilted goods
Textile arts
Needlework
Quilting
Design
Crazy quilts
Quilts
Needleworkers
Quiltmakers
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